Graduate & Adult Studies

MED: Educational Leadership Online

Master of Education: The Carson-Newman Educational Leadership Program is for teachers who have a desire to become leaders in their schools and districts. This program is designed for compliance with the standards outlined in the Tennessee State Board of Education “Learning Centered Leadership Policy.”  To be considered for acceptance into the program aspiring candidates: 1) must hold a current teacher license, 2) have a minimum of three years of successful teaching experience, and 3) must pass the Praxis Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA) in order to complete the program and be recommended for the Beginning (ILL-B) Administrative License.

This program is also offered in off-campus cohort format. To learn more about these options call the Off-Campus Education Graduate Programs Office at 800.956.8903 or click here.

I. Required Core, 15 hours

EDUC 538, Foundations of Leadership, 3 hours
EDUC 561, Effective home, School, Community Relations, 3 hours
EDUC 572, Evaluation for Continuous Improvement, 3 hours
EDUC 630, Educational Research, 3 hours
TESL 565, Language and Culture, 3 hours
      -or- EDUC 524, Techniques for Inclusion, 3 hours

II. Educational Leadership, 18 hours

EDUC 525, Legal and Ethical Issues, 3 hours
EDUC 527, School Safety and Security, 3 hours
EDUC 530, Curriculum and Instructional Strategies, 3 hours
EDUC 573, Management of the School, 3 hours
EDUC 574, Professional Learning Community, 3 hours
EDUC 575, Practicum/Internship, 3 hours

III. Non-Thesis Option, 3 hours

 EDUC 600, Integrating Research and Learning, 3 hours


Graduate and Adult Studies
1646 Russell Avenue
Jefferson City, TN 37760

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